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  1. Occasional Starting Issue (Need Help)

    4.6L Tech
    Good people, I need some help as I am not as wire savvy as I would like to be. 97 Mustang GT 4.6 SOHC It will start/run strong as long as it wants, it could be a day or it could be 3 months. Every now and then, when I put the key in and turn the power on I won't even get dash lights or I will...
  2. When I have spark, I have no fuel, when I have fuel, I have no spark.

    5.0L Tech
    I'm seriously considering pushing this car into a river. I started a project to remove the electrical gremlins from my 1993 LX hatchback. I had spark, but could not get my fuel pump to prime; however, if I hit the fuel pump relay the pump would turn on(did this with 4 different relays, don't...
  3. Issues after washing under the hood

    4.6L Tech
    hey all so haven't had a mustang for long but owner of 1999 4.6L GT usually a chevy guy so working on fords is very new to me. anyways having issues with the car after washing under the hood. I made sure to cover the cold air filter with a plastic bag, and only used low pressure while washing...
  4. New guy with recent 4.2L swap, what

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, first post. I recently swapped for the 4.2 engine and have been trying to resolve a pinging issue on hard accelerations. Ive been searching all over the net for the specific degree the spark in the regular 3.8 ignites Before top dead center, so i can figure out how much to retard the...
  5. 1989 Ford Mustang LX Battery Problem

    5.0L Tech
    So if you guys haven't read my last post go read it to get a understandment. But the main problem was a battery I put in from a other car sparked really big at the battery cables and blew out the whole battery. Car has been sitting for 4 years and hasn't been started in 2 years. When I put the...
  6. 1988 mustang gt doesnt feel fast or smooth while running through gears.

    5.0L Tech
    i just bought a 1988 mustang gt hatchback and it feels strong and has alot of torque.i think the engine is pretty strong and all but when i get on it, it seems like it cuts out for a split second and then pulls. its weird because it doesnt sound like its cutting out, it just doesnt seem to...
  7. 1965 289 oily spark plug threads

    Classic Tech
    Hello, I replaced my plugs a few months ago and fixed the valve cover leaks. Today when I checked the plugs, there is oil on the threads but the tips look good. Currently she has a 2bbl holley carb with a pcv. I'm posting in hopes that a person smarter than me can help me in the right direction...
  8. 1994 3.8l manual wont fire

    V6 Tech
    hey guys, so i just swapped my engine from a 1994 to another 1994 and with everything i can think of hooked up it wont fire. i got the check engine light about a week before i did the swap and it shot the code (p0340) witch is the camshaft position sensor. i looked it up and alot of people...
  9. 1995 Mustang (1999 V-6 engine)--No spark after head gasket change

    V6 Tech
    Hello. I just changed the head gaskets on the '99 3.8L engine in my '95 Mustang. Now it will crank but not start. I drove the car to its present location last week before I tore the engine down. The details: 1. There is no spark between the ignition coil and the coil end of the spark plug...
  10. please help good fuel pressure and spark but acts like its starving for fuel

    Introductions
    Ok I'm new here hello and I've been around searching forums galore and I can't find anybody who's had the same issues as me I've got a 89 mustang GT , aluminum heads, bbk headers, professional products upper and lower intake , msd ignition , 1087 cam, #19 objectors, stock maf now to what she's...
  11. '66 Starting problems....still!

    Classic Tech
    Ok - now my 1966 coupe (6 cyl) will turn over but doesn't want to start. I have replaced the cellanoid, starter, condenser in the distributor, and the ignition coil and still no start. Any ideas, there's not much left!:?:
  12. 2000 V6 Has the hiccups

    V6 Tech
    My 2000 V6 has about 280k on it. It has had the hiccups for over 6 months. It cuts out for maybe .25 second, or less, then picks right back up. It used to just happen randomly on the highway, now it happens at any given time, often before I am a 1/4 mile from the house. I have replaced the...
  13. Car surges while driving HELP

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have a 2007 GT and I've been running a Brenspeed 93 octane tune for about 2 years now with no problems... I recently changed my spark plugs with HT1 spark plugs at 55000 miles... and it seems since then I get a little bit of surging in 4th and 5th gears and a little more surging in 1st and...
  14. Sct tuner spark knock issue

    V6 Tech
    As the title says...i have a 1999 mustang convertible v6 auto..my sct tuner is the chip with the 3 settings 87, 91, 93. my problem is that it spark knocks. i know 99s v6s are bad about spark knock. how ever i got that fixed and it only knocks with the tuner chip on. even with 94 octane it...
  15. 5.0 new intake gaskets and now stumped on no start!!!

    5.0L Tech
    87 mustang gt maf conversion. I just installed new intake gaskets and now I can't get car started. Car ran good before install. I got one hell of a backfire(left ear drum still recuperating) tried spinning the car over with breaker bar to get #1tdc. All I get after 10 seconds of starting is a...
  16. Need Ignition help!!

    5.0L Tech
    Ok guys here is my dilemma........Just built a carbed 347 for my 91 LX. The motor starts, idles, and drives perfect. It has a slight stumble when you mash the throttle, but I'm sure that is just a matter of tuning my 670 Street Avenger. However, at about 4500 rpms it begins to stumble and miss...
  17. 1997 4.6 Mustang ignition problem

    4.6L Tech
    Ok, i am lost, I have swapped out my 3.8 to a 4.6, everything, wire harness, drive train, all of it, car ran fine for a few months, then it started missing, after trouble shooting, if i pull the plug from the coil pack on cylinder 2 & 8 there is no spark at the coil pack, wires are good switched...
  18. 1999 mustang v6 spark knock

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, im new to this but anyway... i have a 99 mustang v6 that is having a spark knock. i know this year mustang had a problem with the valve cover and it let oil into the intake manifold. so i change the valve cover with an earlier mustang then changed the pcv valve and seafoamed it and i...
  19. 2004 Mustang GT Security issue? Car won't start

    4.6L Tech
    Hi everyone, I came on here b/c I have never heard of this problem before. I have an '04 GT which will not start. I have a brand new optima batterry and I don't believe its the alternator. What's odd is when I turn the key the theft light goes crazy and flashes non stop, car won't start. I tried...
  20. 1987 Mustang won't start, no spark.

    2.3L Tech
    Hey guys, I've got a 1987 Mustang Convertible 4 Cylinder 2.3 Liters. I've been trying to get it to run for quite some time now, but no luck. I've replaced solinoid, the battery, the battery cables, the spark plugs, distributor cap, ignition coil, and the starter. There is no spark, and that's...
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